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Drew Brees threw seven touchdowns against the Giants on Sunday, Nov. 1, but it was kicker Kai Forbath who propelled the Saints to a win with a 50-yard field goal. The win puts New Orleans at .500 with a 4-4 record.

Thursday, Nov. 5

College football (8-11 p.m., ESPN): Mississippi State looks to improve its bowl standing as the Bulldogs take on Missouri out of the SEC East.

Friday, Nov. 6

Golf (12:30-3:30 p.m., Golf Channel): Watch second-round coverage of the Sanderson Farms Championship as the field gets cut down for the weekend championship rounds.

Saturday, Nov. 7

College football (2:30-6 p.m., CBS): The University of Mississippi looks to keep pace in the SEC West as the Rebels host an up-and-down Arkansas squad. ... College football (7-10 p.m., CBS): UM fans will want to keep track of LSU against Alabama with the Rebels taking on the Tigers soon.

Sunday, Nov. 8

NFL (noon-3 p.m., CBS): The New Orleans Saints look to win their fourth game in a row as they host the Tennessee Titans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Monday, Nov. 9

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., ESPN): Former MSU star Pernell McPhee leads the Chicago Bears to the west coast to take on the San Diego Chargers and former USM star Cordarro Law.

Tuesday, Nov. 10

College football (7-10 p.m., ESPN2/ESPNU): Two MAC midweek showdowns feature undefeated Toledo against Central Michigan and Ohio against Kent State.

Wednesday, Nov. 11

NBA (9:30 p.m.-12 a.m., ESPN): This game should be worth staying up late to watch as the Portland Trail Blazers host the San Antonio Spurs.

When Mississippi State faces Missouri, it will be the first time since 1984 that the Bulldogs and Tigers have met in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers won 47-30 in that meeting.

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